Travel Blogs from Bakersfield
... and I find it easier to plan using miles.
So after Google mapping the places we want to go and finding the miles we really had planned to drive, we found that several days would mostly be spent driving. Lots of driving is not a good plan for a vacation, especially with a teenager along.
We took another look at the maps and loped off the northern most parts ...
I'd barely been home for a week when I got the call to go to New York. There is some program for Hurricane Sandy claims and I was asked to work as an inspector for the program. I had a choice of dates I could arrive so chose the last one possible. I chose to start on Friday; I’d fly on Thursday, arrive in the evening then attend the workshop all day Friday. Flight was booked and I got myself ready to go. Fortunately I’d never unpacked from Toronto ...
Finally, we are on the road! 3 little kids in car seats in the back seat of our truck, 2 adults and 2 big kids in the RV. We gave the 2 big kids Dale's laptop and Justin brought his, so they will use the hotspot card we have and be online until we lose our signal, an hour or so up I-5. I have a hotspot in my phone so we have that here in the truck for my laptop.
Getting ready was such a chore, had a bunch of laundry to do ...
Arrived at the camp on the Sunday at around 6pm instead of going directly to the camp, we travelled to this communal area where the camp coordinator was based. We met up with the 4 other coaches here too. We were provided with a warm welcome and a BBQ- my 3rd in 3 days!!! I was assigned the Walker family, we chatted to all the other families before heading off with our host family. This family had all the gadgets and just had to press buttons for the car to ...
... took didn’t quite do it justice. Photos taken, we were back in the van to listen to anything but the country music Chris subjected us to yesterday, we asked if he had any proper American artists like Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, or even Jay-Z, but on failing to find any of these we had Tracy Chapman’s greatest hits from the Port Elizabeth couple, Michelle and Rob, which of course lulled us nicely into naps as the van weaved its way around corners towards the next ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking